Sentence Examples


  • Occasionally, food may get into the back of throat where the uvula used to be and cause discomfort and coughing spells, but this can be prevented if doctors use a variation of the classic UPPP called the revised UPPP.
  • During laser surgery for snoring, which is an outpatient procedure, a surgeon uses a hand-held laser to remove the uvula and shorten the soft palate.
  • In addition, medical equipment, available by prescription, or laser procedures (Laser assisted uvula palatoplasty) may help alleviate snoring.
  • Laser Assisted Uvula Palatoplasty (LAUP) may require a series of procedures that use lasers to remove areas of the soft palate and the uvula.
  • Laser assisted uvula palatoplasty (LAUP) is a popular procedure with snorers whether they suffer from chronic snoring or sleep apnea.